Krabi info

Krabi is one of the southern provinces (changwat) of Thailand, at the shore of the Andaman Sea.

Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Phang Nga, Surat Thani, Nakhon Si Thammarat and Trang. The Phuket province to the west is also neighboring, but without any land boundary. The capital of the region is the city of Krabi.

The province is located at the shore to the Andaman Sea and is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Most notable are the solitary limestone hills, both on the land and in the sea as islands. Rock climbers from all over the world travel to Ton Sai Beach and Railay Beach to climb. These beaches form part of Krabi's Phra Nang Peninsula. Of about 154 islands belonging to the province, Ko Phi Phi Leh is perhaps the most famous, as it was the set of the movie The Beach. The coast of the province was badly damaged by the tsunami on December 26 2004.

The province of coal mines, Fossil shell beach, towering mountains, beautiful streams, an abundance of islands, palm plantations, sandy beaches, wonderful sea world, Emerald of Andaman, and heavenly Phi Phi Islands.


Bays in Krabi, Thailand

Ao Nang about 20 km W from Krabi, is a relaxing tourist resort. Though the beach isn't quite as impressive as nearby Rai Ley or Ko Phi Phi's, the Chinese-painting-style (Keirin) limestone scenery is just as spectacular and it has more facilities. It's a good base for visiting Rai Lai beach and sights in the vicinity....


Koh Lanta is a beautiful island made up of several smaller islands in the Krabi Province of Thailand, with world class diving, resorts, seafood, white sandy beaches and more. ...

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